Model of the Week: Karolina Kurkova

Name: Karolína Isela Kurková
Country: Decin, Czech Republic
Date of Birth: February 28, 1984 (age 25)
Height: 180cm (5'11")
Size: (US) 4 (EU) 34
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Green

Karolina was born in Decin, Czechoslovakia to her father, a basketballablayer and her mother, a Slovak Mother. Growing up Karloina was teased because of her height - but it also caught the attention of a friend, who sent pictures of her to a modelling agency in Prague. At age 15 she made her first runway show as well as advertisements. She travelled to Milan in search of more experience and signed a contract with Miuccia Prada. She moveed to New York City at age 17 and became one of the youngest models to appear on American Vogue's cover. As well as modelling she's done acting, in movies such as 'My Sexiest Year' and G.I Joe: The rise of the Cobra.

She's advertised for:
Louis Vuitton,

...as well as numerous fashion shows
(too many to list)

Kurková was named "Model of the Year" at the 2002 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards
Kurková has appeared in almost twenty Vogue magazine covers internationally, including the French, Italian, UK, German, Russian, Greek, and Korean editions
Mario Testino said of her 'The proportions of her body and her face, as well as her energy level, make her a model who could fit almost into any moment'
Anna Wintour said she was the next 'supermodel'
She's a Victoria Secret Angel
In the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, wore the $6.5 million fantasy bra decked with almost 2000 diamonds weighing 800 carats and a centerpiece diamond brooch weighing 10 carats and is the only Victoria Secret angel to wear the Fantasy bra more than once, Apart from Heidi.

On October 29th, Kurkova gave birth to a baby boy, Tobin Jack Drury, weighing in at 6 lbs. 3 oz., and is the first child for her and Fiance Archie Drury

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